Medical Updates

Ultrasound Effective as The Primary Imaging Modality for Suspected Appendicitis in Children

Appendicitis is one of the most common diseases requiring surgery in children. Computed tomography (CT) scans provide useful diagnostic information...

20 Aug, 2019

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Clinical Outcomes of Transvaginal NOTES versus Traditional Laparoscopic Surgery

Transvaginal natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (transvaginal NOTES) has shown to be associated with advantages such as less pain and...

07 Aug, 2019

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Routine Placement of NGT, Not Always Necessary after TULAA for Acute Perforated Appendicitis in Children

The efficacy of postoperative nasogastric tube (NGT) placement in emergency surgeries, especially for contaminated abdominal cavities due to...

30 Jul, 2019

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Ambulatory LA May be Safe and Feasible Compared to Conventional LA in Acute Appendicitis

Ambulatory surgery is defined as an outpatient treatment model in which the length of hospital stay (LOS) is shorter than 12 h without overnight...

24 Jul, 2019

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Key Trials

APPAC Trial: Antibiotic Treatment Alone, A Feasible and Alternative Option to Surgery for Uncomplicated Acute Appendicitis

APPAC is a multicentre randomized trial comparing the long-term outcomes with antibiotics or surgical approach i.e. appendectomy in patients with...

Incision Local Analgesia, A Safe and Effective Analgesic Method for Postoperative Acute Pain Management in Patients with HCC

This randomized controlled trial compared the analgesic effect and safety of the three different methods of postoperative analgesia in patients...

Patient Satisfaction Outcomes of Periumbilical and Transumbilical Laparoscopic Incision

This key trial noted that transumbilical (TUI) and periumbilical incision (PUI) during general surgery laparoscopic interventions were similar for...

Can Laparoscopic Lavage be used as an Alternative to the Hartmann procedure for Patients with Perforated Diverticulitis with Purulent Peritonitis?

DIverticulitis—LAparoscopic LAvage vs resection (Hartman procedure) for acute diverticulitis with peritonitis’’ (DILALA) trial compared the  short-...

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When to Refer to a Surgical Specialist: A Pediatrician’s Guide

Glance through this referral recommendations that The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has created in collaboration with Surgical Sections of...

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Cefuroxime (Novacef)

Cefuroxime is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic. It is a broad-spectrum antibacterial agent with a favorable pharmacokinetic profile....

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Perioperative Pain Management

Good pain control after surgery is important to prevent negative outcomes such as, tachycardia, hypertension, myocardial ischemia, decrease in...

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HIV- Post-exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)

Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is the method of preventing exposures of HIV to blood and body fluids and it is considered to be the most important...

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Our Publications

Clinical Practice Guideline for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Diabetic Foot Infections (DFI)

This booklet emphasizes that patients with DFI should be evaluated for an ischaemic foot, and the employment of multidisciplinary foot teams...

Safe Practices: A Compilation

Safe surgery saves lives is an academic series for surgeons on various aspects of surgical practise. This series is prepared in association with...

Antimicrobial Dosing In Renal Failure: At a Glance

Prescribing a drug to a patient with renal failure? Utilize this tool as a reference to the varied degrees of creatinine clearance in patients...

Deep Vein Thrombosis

Deep-vein thrombosis (DVT) is an important complication of several inherited and acquired disorders. The best estimates indicate that in India, the...

Patient Education

Contact your Surgeon

This document provides information on most common symptoms and signs post-surgery.

Fistula-in-Ano: Postoperative Care

This publication covers key points on postoperative care in patients operated for Fistula-in-Ano.

Precautions to be taken if RBC / WBC/ Platelet Count is Below Normal

This document features the list of precautions to be taken if RBC, WBC or platelet count are below normal.


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